Stand at your post, ye watchmen

Stand at your post, ye watchmen

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Tune: [Stand at your post, ye watchmen]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Stand at your post, ye watchmen,
Dark though the night;
See afar, bright and clear,
Dawns the morning light;
Sound, sound the trump of Zion
O’er land and sea;
Tell again the happy tidings,
Grace is free.

Bright Star of the morning, Thou blessed Star of glory,
Blessed Star of glory, shine on in thy beauty,
And bear the joyful news to ev’ry clime;
Soon to Jesus shall the heathen nations come,
Soon to Jesus shall the world be gathered home;
Cry aloud, ye watchmen, over land and sea,
Tell that Jesus lives and reigns forever.

2 Stand at your post of duty,
Bu not dismayed,
Christ the Lord rideth on
Now is strength arrayed;
Lift up the gospel banner,
Watchmen, proclaim
Peace and life to ev’ry creature
Through his name. [Refrain]

3 Stand at your post of duty,
Trust must prevail,
Joyful news, welcome news,
Comes with ev’ry gale;
Lo! at the feet of Jesus
Proud monarchs fall:
They have heard the gospel message,
Joy to all. [Refrain]

4 Stand at your post of duty,
Cheer, watchmen, cheer;
Lo, the time, promised time,
Now is drawing near;
Bright o’er the distant mountain
On rolls the day,
Driving ev’ry mist and shadow
Far away. [Refrain]

Source: On Joyful Wing : A Book of Praise and Song #136

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

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Text Information

First Line: Stand at your post, ye watchmen
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Bright Star of the morning
Copyright: Public Domain



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